- Aged Care and Seniors Rights, Disability Services, Care and Support Work
- Not For Profit (NFP)
- Job posted on: 03 Dec 2019
- Applications close: 18 Jan 2020
Brotherhood Home Care sits within the Retirement and Ageing division of the Brotherhood of St Laurence, under the Brotherhood Home Care area. The purpose of Brotherhood Community Care is to support people with complex physical and/or psychological needs to live in the community by providing support services.
Brotherhood Home Care PCA staff provide the daily support to people in receipt of community care services, living in their own homes. The Aged Care Division also provides residential aged facilities as well as independent living accommodation for people on low incomes.
The Personal Care Attendant assists with consumer re-ablement and provides professional person centred care and appropriate assistance to maximise their independence and autonomy. The PCA will work from a ‘do with’ not a ‘do for’ position applying the Capabilities Approach to empower consumers to flourish through living a life they have reason to value.
The incumbent will follow My Plans to enhance consumer’s capabilities and opportunities to:
This is a casual position and hours will be on an as required basis, based in Sunshine.
Salary will be in the range of $26.23 - $26.94 per hour plus casual loading, based on skills and experience, plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available to increase take home pay.
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For further information about the role phone Tumema Fuimaono on 03 8781 4213.
As part of the Brotherhood’s recruitment and selection process, applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment checks as required, applicants will be subject to, but not limited to, the following checks: National (and International if applicable) Police Check, Victorian Employee Working with Children Check, Right to Work in Australia, Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Check and current professional registration.
The Brotherhood of St Laurence has a vision of an Australia free of Poverty. We embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation and gender identity to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we work within. We promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people. We embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contribution to our organisation.